Wealthy Students From Across The Galaxy Come To Learn At The Prestigious Academy Where Hugo Toils As A Watchmaker But He Is One Of The Lucky Ones Many Androids Like Him Are Jobless And Homeless Someone Like Dorian Could Never Understand Their Struggle Or So Hugo Thinks When The Pompous Duke Comes Banging At His Door But When Dorian S Broken Time Travel Watch Leads Them To Discover A Sinister Scheme, The Pair Must Reconcile Their Differences If They Are To Find The Culprit In TimeA Wildly Imaginative Sci Fi Adventure From YA Star Lauren James, Particularly Suitable For Struggling, Reluctant Or Dyslexic Readers Aged
an ask on Tumblr instead Lauren James was born in 1992 and is the British Young Adult author of The Next Together series, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe and The Quiet at the End of the World She graduated in 2014 from the University of Nottingham, UK, where she studied Chemistry and Physics.She started writing during secondary school English classes, because she couldn t stop thinking about a couple who kept falling in love throughout history She sold the rights to the novel when she was 21, whilst she was still at university.Her books have sold over fifty thousand copies in the UK alone, and been translated into five languages worldwide She has been described as Gripping romantic sci fi by the Wall Street Journal and A strange, witty, compulsively unpredictable read which blows most of its new YA suspense brethren out of the water by Entertainment Weekly.Her other novels include The Last Beginning, the epic conclusion to The Next Together which was named one of the best LGBT inclusive works for kids and young adults by the Independent The Loneliest Girl in the Universe was inspired by a Physics calculation she was assigned at university Lauren is a passionate advocate of STEM further education, and all of her books feature female scientists in prominent roles The Quiet at the End of the World considers the legacy and evolution of the human race into the far future.Lauren is published in the UK by Walker Books and in the US by HarperCollins She lives in the West Midlands and is an Arts Council grant recipient She has written articles for the Guardian, Buzzfeed and The Toast, and wrote an article for the Children s Writers and Artist s Yearbook 2019 She works with Writing West Midlands, providing creative writing courses to children through the Spark Young Writers programme.
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